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2012 HOST UK Survey Results

This survey was conducted by Jill Gunter, to whom we are most grateful for the many hours of her time and expertise. Please see below for individual reports.


Wednesday 26th September: China Trek

Support HOST by walking the Great Wall of China in April 2013! To find out more about this 10 day adventure from, please click here.

Wednesday 21st November - Host in The Independent

On the 21st November, HOST was featured in an article on The Independent website: "HOST UK is Helping Foreign Students Combat the Loneliness of the Christmas Holiday". The following day, Thursday 22nd November, saw an extended version of the article in the printed copy of the newspaper. For the online version, please click here.

Wednesday 14th September: Bring & Share Lunch and BBQ

Hosts in Hertfordshire, North London, Essex and Hampshire celebrated 25 years of HOST with BBQs and Bring & Share Lunches. Read about them here.

Saturday 4th August: North Wales Hosts Party

Hosts in North Wales celebrate 25 years of HOST, take a look at the North Wales Party Article here.

Friday 1st June, Leighton Buzzard Observer Article

Please take a look at Leighton Buzzard Observer's article on Trina's walk, here

Tuesday 22nd May

Congratulations! Trina on completing your Towpath walk to raise money. It is not too late to donate towards Trina's efforts, here


Trina's Towpath Talk

Keep up-to-date with Trina's journey to raise money for HOST UK by her daily blog, here.

Trina Golland's Towpath Walk

Trina Golland, a host and one of HOST's Trustees, will be celebrating HOST's 25th Anniversary with a Towpath walk to raise money. For more information, an itinerary, and how to support, please click the picture below.


Conference 2012 Photographs

As you may already know, last month HOST held it's 25th Anniversary Conference. The weekend conisted of workshops, lectures and a bit of evening dancing. Many volunteers across the country work for HOST, so this was an excellent opportunity to gather, meet one another and advance the work of HOST. Some fantastic photos were taken and can be seen as a slideshow here.

HOST 25th Anniversary Conference

On the weekend of the 21st July 2012, HOST held it's 25th Anniversary Conference where Regional Organisers, Trustees and Staff gathered to discuss HOST and make plans for the future. Read the Conference Article here.